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Getting Started with Workload Balancing

May 02, 2013
Important: Workload Balancing (WLB) and its functionality has been removed from XenServer version 6.2 and higher. Applications, code, or usage that depend WLB will not function in XenServer version 6.2 and higher. See CTX137333 for details.

If your XenServer edition includes Workload Balancing, you can download the Workload Balancing virtual appliance and get it up and running using the following process:

  1. Download the Workload Balancing virtual appliance package from MyCitrix.com and import it into XenCenter.
  2. Configure the Workload Balancing virtual appliance using the Workload Balancing Configuration wizard, which appears in the appliance's Console tab in XenCenter after you import the virtual appliance.
  3. Connect your pool to the Workload Balancing virtual appliance as described in Connecting to Workload Balancing.

    More information about these steps is in the Workload Balancing Quick Start.

Note: Workload Balancing is available in Citrix XenServer Enterprise Edition or higher. To learn more about the features available in different XenServer Editions, click here.